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Local Navy Contract Awards


USN LogoWASHINGTON (Oct. 14, 2014)—The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $37,129,230 modification to the previously awarded F-35 Lightning II Low Rate Initial Production Lot VI contract (N00019-11-C-0083). This modification provides for non-recurring efforts associated with the procurement of training spares for Israel and Japan and two full mission simulators in support of Japan's F-35A Conventional Take-Off and Landing (CTOL) Air System for pilot training. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida (70 percent), and Fort Worth, Texas (30 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2017. Foreign military sales funds in the amount of $37,129,230 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This modification combines purchases for the governments of Japan ($34,455,709; 92.8 percent) and Israel ($2,673,521; 7.2 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $30,927,881 modification to the previously awarded F-35 Lightning II Low Rate Initial Production Lot VI contract (N00019-11-C-0083). This modification provides for non-recurring efforts associated with the procurement of two full mission simulators in support of Israel's F-35A Conventional Take-Off and Landing Air System for pilot training. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida (70 percent), and Fort Worth, Texas (30 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2017. Foreign military sales funds in the amount of $30,927,881 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Orbital Sciences Corp., Chandler, Arizona, is being awarded a $27,682,618 firm-fixed-price, fixed-price-incentive, cost-plus-fixed fee contract for the procurement of seven full rate production 8 GQM-163A Coyote Supersonic Sea Skimming Target base vehicles, including the associated hardware, kits and production support for the U.S. Navy (3) and the government of Japan (4). Work will be performed in Chandler, Arizona (71 percent); Camden, Arkansas (24 percent); Vergennes, Vermont (3 percent); and Hollister, California (2 percent); and is expected to be completed in June 2017. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy ($13,702,617; 50 percent) and the government of Japan ($13,980,001; 50 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales program. Fiscal 2014 weapons procurement (Navy) and foreign military sales funds in the amount of $27,682,618 are being obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-1. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-15-C-0009).

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